Wendy Safety Leadership[1]

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Wendy Safety Leadership[1]

  1. 1. WENDY STEIN, Safety Specialist Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Assurance Division
  2. 2. LEADERSHIP • Leaders GENERALLY fall into two categories • Those who direct the work of others to achieve an end • Those who help others discover and achieve their potential 2 SOC Proprietary
  3. 3. LEADERSHIP • YOU BECOME AN EFFECTIVE LEADER WHEN . . . . • YOU discover the leadership traits YOU have – and use them to develop and lead improvements in the safety culture in your JOB & AT YOUR WORK SITE 3 SOC Proprietary
  4. 4. LEADERSHIP • Is the process by which YOU find yourself influencing a group to move toward the attainment of a COMMON goals. . . . . SAFETY QUALITY PRODUCTIVITY 4 SOC Proprietary
  5. 5. LEADERSHIP • COMMON goals benefit groups instead of simply individuals • LEADING involves a power sharing relationship between two or more individuals in which the power is distributed unevenly • The LEADER having more power & authority which should be applied toward GOAL ACHIEVMENT 5 SOC Proprietary
  6. 6. LEADERSHIP • AS A RESULT LEADERS MUST USE THIS POWER BOTH EFFECTIVELY AND FAIRLY 6 SOC Proprietary
  7. 7. LEADERSHIP & POWER • EXPERTISE POWER - You have special knowledge • REWARD POWER - You can bestow gifts for the right behavior • COERCIVE POWER - You can use force to get what you want 7 SOC Proprietary
  8. 8. LEADERSHIP & POWER •REFERENT POWER - You are charismatic AND persuasive LEADERSHIP ISN'TYou have positional ALL ABOUT •LEGITIMATE POWER - authority that ABOUT SERVING THE YOU; IT'S allows you to make decisions. VISION AND THE PEOPLE WHO WILL MAKE THAT VISION COME ALIVE 8 SOC Proprietary
  9. 9. LEADERSHIP • THE PURSUIT OF QUALITY MUST START WITH OUR LEADERS – WHO ARE THEY? • GENERAL MANAGER • PROJECT PLANNERS • DIRECTORS • CREW LEADERS • MANAGERS • SENIOR CREW PERSONS • FOREMEN 9 SOC Proprietary
  10. 10. WHAT IS LEADERSHIP? • An act or instance of leading; guidance; direction; • The capacity to create or catch vision; A constructive spirit of discontent; • A constructive spirit of discontent • A willingness to take responsibility • Peer respect • A quality that makes people listen to them • Partnership and voice • Vision and values • Knowledge and daring • Savvy and persistence 10 SOC Proprietary
  11. 11. WHY MUST WE INSIST ON LEADERSHIP IN SAFETY? • Survival of Business • Opportunities for Growth • Stable & Long Term Employment 11 SOC Proprietary
  12. 12. What Does Safety Leadership Mean to YOU quot;Costs WILL go down and productivity WILL go up, as OUR safety culture improves.” • FEWER LOST TIME INJURIES • LOWER INSURANCE COSTS • MORE AND BETTER OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE WORKLOAD 12 SOC Proprietary
  13. 13. HEIGHTENED SAFETY AWARENESS • REDUCED RISKS • EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT • OWNERSHIP OF WORK • FUTURE COMPANY LEADERS 13 SOC Proprietary
  14. 14. HEIGHTENED SAFETY AWARENESS ONLY YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY We can only provide you the tools and knowledge to work safely 14 SOC Proprietary
  15. 15. I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. RALPH NADER:

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